잠시만 기다려 주세요. 로딩중입니다.
KMID : 1129720110280040101
Korean Journal ofAcupuncture
2011 Volume.28 No. 4 p.101 ~ p.112
A Study on the Pulse Wave Parameter in Post Mastectomy Women
Kim Gyeong-Cheol

Park Sang-Wook
Kim Yi-Soon
Kim Yun-Hee
Abstract
Objectives: This study was done to investigate the degree of the pulse wave parameter of post-mastectomy women and to identify the relationships between each of them.

Methods: Data were obtained from public health center in Busan Metropolitan city. Participants were 82 post-mastectomy women aged 31-82. the data collection was from Oct, 1, 2010 to Oct, 31, 2010. the data were analyzed with descriptive statistics, one-way ANOVA, Duncan test. A p-value less than .05 was considered significant by 2-tailed test. All statistical analyses were performed with SPSS/Win(ver 12.0).

Results: As for the difference in the pulse wave by the general characteristics. The pulse energy was showed highly in the order of Chon, Quan and Chuk of left and right pulse respectively. In the pulse energy of left Quan and right Chon, the case of both mastectomy was showed highly and in the pulse energy of left Chuk, the case of right mastectomy was showed highly. Left and right pulse energy of menopause female were significantly higher than normal range except left Chon and Chuk. In h1, h2, h4, h5, t1, t2, AP and Aw, the pulse energy of left Chon was showed the largest significantly. In As, the pulse energy of right Chon was showed the smallest and in Ad, right Chuk was showed the largest. In RAI, right and left Chuk was showed the highest respectively.

Conclusions: From these result, we can see that there are relation between women’s age, area of operation breast and menopause after mastectomy in pulse wave. The result of this study will become basic data necessary for the Oriental Medicine treatment to reduce or prevent women’s functional difficulties, symptomatology after mastectomy.
KEYWORD
pulse wave, mastectomy, women
FullTexts / Linksout information
 
Listed journal information
학술진흥재단(KCI)